Psychology Programs

Investigate the mind

What makes people do the things they do? How does the mind work? How can you help others to lead their best lives?

These are the questions that fascinate you. A Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology), or Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychological Studies from Western can help you find the answers.

Led by internationally-recognised psychology academics and practitioners, Western’s Psychology program is ranked in the top 200 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021).

You’ll explore scientific techniques and methods to understand human cognition, affect and behaviour. Gain interdisciplinary and specialist knowledge that will set you up for a huge choice of careers.

Western also offers world-class postgraduate degrees in the growing areas of Clinical Psychology, Professional Psychology and Research.

Be prepared to take your career to the next level with a strong balance of theory and practical guidance.

Unlock the secrets of the mind. And unlock a world of unlimited potential.


Learn from the best

Western has been ranked in the Top 250 universities in the world for Psychology in the 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject


Psychology Facilities

Gain access to Western’s new, $30 million Science and Psychology building at Parramatta. Get practical experience at psychology testing labs situated at Parramatta, Bankstown and Penrith campuses.

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HSC True Reward provides school leavers much needed peace of mind, with an early offer into most university degrees based on Year 11* or Year 12 results.

Learn more about early entry for 2023, including eligibility requirements, key dates and answers to frequently asked questions.

*Those that apply using their Year 11 results will need to successfully complete the HSC.

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